Eliminate the player from irritation: the correct use of random numbers

Eliminate the player from irritation: the correct use of random numbers

 
If you happen to talk to an RPG fan, you will soon hear complaints about randomized results and loot, as well as how annoying they can be. Many gamers express their annoyance, and while some developers come up with innovative solutions, most still make us pass the raging checks for perseverance.
 
 
But there is a better way. Using random numbers and their generation in a different way, we can create an exciting gameplay that creates an "ideal" level of complexity without running out with players. But before we get down to this, let's look at the basics of random number generators (or RNGs).
 
 
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We increase the disk mass without steroids. Overview of 102-disk shelf Western Digital Ultrastar Data102 and storage configuration

We increase the disk mass without steroids. Overview of 102-disk shelf Western Digital Ultrastar Data102 and storage configuration  
 

What are the good JBODs?


 
The new JBOD Western Digital for 102 disks of 12TB turned out to be powerful. The development of this JBOD took into account the previous experience with two generations of 60-disk shelves.
 
Data102 turned out to be extremely rare for such giants in terms of volume and performance.
 
 
Why do we need such large disk baskets when the popularity of hyperconvergent systems is growing in the world?
 
 
Tasks, in which requirements for storage volumes significantly exceed the requirements for computing power, can inflate the customer's budget to an incredible size. Here are ...[/h]
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Elastic opens the source code for X-Pack

Note. translator. X-Pack is a proprietary extension for ELK products.
 
From open communications to free software, openness has always been in the spirit of Elastic.
 
Therefore, we open the proprietary code X-Pack. X-Pack includes functionality related to security, alerts, monitoring, as well as reports, analytics and machine learning.
 
Why do we do this?
 
Initially, we created X-Pack as a set of proprietary functionality that extends the Elastic stack - Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats and Logstash. Some functions, for example, monitoring were free. Some, for example, security and machine training ...
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HR Meetup. How to survive the explosive growth of the IT team

On April 1? together with DigitalHR, we conducted a mitap for cool HR.
 
We talked about how to build an IT team and cope with its explosive growth, when you can not use the principles of mass selection.
 
 
To see the speeches of the Mitapa speakers:
 
 
"408 Programmer does not answer": Sergey Karasev, senior frontend developer SuperJob
 

 
 
"How to close 500+ vacancies in a state-owned IT organization": Kirill Kozlov, head of selection at DIT: Moscow Technologies
 
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SuperJob Meetup. Why startups die

On April 1? we first met for startups. We figured out how to recruit a team into a startup, how to manage it, whether to put KPI, whether investments are needed, and talked about what else to do to make the project survive.
 
[leech=http://] https://goo.gl/i9gbLb [/leech]
 

 
 
Alexey Zakharov, President of Superjob
 
 

 
 
"How to get into media for free, without registration and SMS": Alice Berkana, Technology Editor ...
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Edimax Office1-2-3 and what it eats

Edimax Office1-2-3 and what it eatsGreetings,
 
history originates in the previous post one author, where he told how he raised the seamless Wi-Fi in his office, on equipment from the not-so-well-known manufacturer Edimax.
 
By buying into that review I put such points on several objects of our customers and even eventually deployed the network to EDIMAX PRO with us.
Release Note .
 
In general, with this missile defense system, we got used to it and it became very interesting to understand what is the difference between the Office123 and EDIMAKS, which we were brought to familiarize in the order of enlightenment by an ...
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And do not we design a system for managing the production of IT products. Part 2

And do not we design a system for managing the production of IT products. Part 2In the previous part «Part 1» Summary:
 
 
I Introduction
 
II The analysis of the market of decisions
 
1. Standardization of the functions of the systems represented on the market
 
2. Disadvantages of existing systems
 
3. Challenges when creating a support system for the production of information systems

 
III Designing the basic structure of the system
 
1. Division of solved problems by types
 
 

2. Requirements and tasks for them


 
First, let's focus on the problem of how work can be organized regarding the requirements for the product being created. Its executors and ...[/h]
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Locks of Roskomnadzor in the Telegram reached the Mining Pools

Locks of Roskomnadzor in the Telegram reached the Mining Pools
 
 
Almost all residents of Russia have heard about the situation with Telegram. Because of the "war" of Roskomnadzor and Telegram, many other services suffer, which we are all somewhat accustomed to using. Repression reached even such giants as Google and Amazon: problems in the work of these resources are observed in dozens of different cities of our country to this day.
 
 
However, experts of the supervisory agency have now gone even further and blocked the IP addresses of some mining pools. We are talking about the IP-addresses of such major platforms as ViaBTC, Antpool, BTC.com and Bitcoin.com. All ...
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Veeam Backup & Replication: 10 recommendations for beginners

Veeam Backup & Replication: 10 recommendations for beginnersSomething long ago we did not write about our flagship product. We are correcting, especially since one more piece of useful advice arrived from the guys from Veeam Support Team. Today, with you again, my colleague Eugene Ivanov, now from Bucharest, where he was drafted as a mentor for the Romanian technical support team.
 
In the course of his work, Eugene and his comrades assembled a decent collection of "rake", which are most often experienced by novice users when deploying and configuring Veeam Backup & Replication. And so that you do not repeat their mistakes, Zhenya explains how to do it ...
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PYCON RUSSIA 2018 will be held on July 22-23. Save the date

PYCON RUSSIA 2018 will be held on July 22-23. Save the datePython-developers, attention: the sixth Russian PyCon will be held July 22-23 at the hotel "Cronwell Jahonty Tarusa" in 95 km. from Moscow. The reports will go in two streams, plus master classes, Lightning Talks and after-effects.
 
 
If you do not know what PyCon Russia is, look at the small video below - in it briefly about how PyConRu-2017 passed.
 
 

 
Last year, Paul Hildebrandt (Walt Disney ...
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